2014 1/2 oz Silver Great White Shark (Sealed Monster Box)

2014 1/2 oz Silver Great White Shark (Sealed Monster Box)

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Only $1.99 per coin over spot!
This APMEXclusive® from the Perth Mint has a mintage of just 300,000 coins! The sealed Monster Box ensures that each coin has remained untouched since leaving the Perth Mint. Every sealed Monster Box contains 20 tubes for a total of 500 coins!

The great white got its scientific name, Carcharodon carcharias, from the Greek words karcharos, meaning sharp, and odous, meaning tooth. The earliest known fossils are about 16 million years old. However, their evolutionary history is still in dispute between different sharks, including the mako shark and the prehistoric megalodon.

Great whites have an estimated lifespan of roughly 70 years. There are reports of a great white caught in Cuba in 1945 measuring 21 feet long and weighing more than 7,300 pounds! There have been claims of larger great whites, but many of these findings draw criticism for being unreliably measured. Like all other sharks, the great white has electroreceptors called Ampullae of Lorenzini, enabling them to detect electromagnetic changes caused by the movement of a living creature, or even a heartbeat if close enough!

The reverse of these 1/2 oz .999 fine Silver coins shows a ferocious great white shark, with the outlines of two other sharks in the background. The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination of 50 cents (AUD) are shown on the obverse. Visit our blog to read an exclusive interview with the coin’s designer, Natasha Muhl.

We have received these Silver coins as an APMEXclusive® from the Perth Mint, which means you will be unable to get this beautiful design anywhere else. This exclusivity, combined with a strictly low mintage, adds an aspect of collectibility to these low premium Silver coins.


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Specifications

Product ID: 81553
Year: 2014
Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $0.50 (AUD)
Mint Mark: P - Perth Mint
Metal Content: 250 troy oz
Purity: .999
Manufacturer: Perth Mint
Thickness: 2 mm
Diameter: 32 mm

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These are a value +++awesome looks..

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from Las Vegas, NV

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Value (low premium over spot)

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      Comments about 2014 1/2 oz Silver Great White Shark (Sealed Monster Box):

      Great looking fractional coin. Stock em and stack em!!! Awesome Shark coin!

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